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Registration Number: E800 DRD
Otherwise known as:
Manufacturer: Opel
Model: Manta GTE Exclusive 400
Type: Coupe
Category: Classic Car
Year Of Manufacture: 1987
Owned From: 2001
Owned To:
Mileage: 56000
Colour(s): WHITE
Current Location: Scotland
Owners Club: OPEL MANTA OWNERS CLUB
Web Site:  
Record Entered: 19/02/2006
Last Updated: 24/02/2006
Submitted by: Gerry T Cantwell
Email: Email via DriveArchive  help
Locale: Newmachar Aberdeenshire
First Joined: 19 February 2006
Vehicles Contributed: 2
Notes:
Notes: Stripped the car down after bringing it home 1 day of ownership to start restoration
Fate: Bought it in 2001 from a guy at Luton Airport?? I think it had 7 previous owners.
Modifications: Restored and........modified the car. It is now a replica rally car MANTA 400, in glacier white. Motorsport alloys. An absolute hoot to drive in the wet. Love the rallycar pedigree.Done all the work myself and enjoyed the challenges that presented.Engine still 2.0 cih with some mods, cam, pulley,boost valve,electric fan,skimmed head .060, would love to modify further in the future, new engine and rothmans paintjob......sweet!
Accolades: Dont take it to shows, but take it to motorsport events, always draws attention with lots of Dads of my age getting their sons to stand beside it for a photo.Generates good conversation at rallys.....
E800 DRD

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♦ “First registered in Reading on 11 September 87 according to DVLA.”
Submitted on 26/09/2013 14:16 by a visitor
♦ “Was once a DriveArchive Featured Vehicle”
Submitted on 27/02/2013 18:52 by Paul Crossley
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